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Indigenous Australians: Enduring Civilization

This is a re-publication of a news post I wrote for Eremos about the British Museum’s new exhibition of Indigenous Australian Art. Detail from Kungkarangkalpa, 2013, by Kunmanara Hogan, Tjaruwa Woods, Yarangka Thomas, Estelle Hogan, Ngalpingka Simms and Myrtle Pennington. Photograph: Courtesy: the artists/Spinifex Arts Project. From all accounts, it looks a visual feast and I […]

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Autumn 2015

It’s now Autumn 2015 and since the beginning of this year, I have immersed myself in researching contributors for my book about death from many different perspectives. Despite receiving some very poignant and stimulating reflections, I have realised that my own thoughts on this subject needed expanding and clarifying. As a result, I have enrolled […]

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New Book: A Matter of Life and Death

Triggered by my mother’s sudden death whilst on holiday here in 2001, I have compiled a book about death from many different perspectives. Contributors include a coroner, medical and funeral personnel, chaplains, a forensic anthropologist, a death row inmate, spiritual leaders and many ‘survivors.’ People sent a passage or picture together with their reflections and […]

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Eremos Annual Gathering 2014

Sunday, 2nd November, 1.45 – 5:00 pm ‘When the Heart Cracks Open’ With keynote speaker Rev Dr Sarah Bachelard Venue: Rosebank College, 1A Harris Road, Five Dock Onsite parking available from Harris Road. More venue details are on the website. Bookings by 27 October are greatly appreciated, but not essential. Cost: $15 (members); $20 (non-members)

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